Author: juliewilliams

Elementary students compete at athletics and activity meet

On May 15, more than 1,000 students of disparate abilities from kindergarten to Grade 8 competed at the annual York Region District School Board Students of Differing Abilities Athletics and Activities Meet at the Stouffville Arena complex.   Student athletes rotated between competing in track and field events and games. Traditional track and field activities included running events, relay, obstacle course, standing jump, distance ball throw and precision toss. New games, included this year, were bubbles and parachute, Just Dance and a bean-bag relay.   “It is really great to see so many students of varying abilities and needs...

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49th annual Stouffville ice show

By all accounts, spectators were dazzled by the Stouffville Skating Club’s 49th ice show, The Hat. Three live performances, which included 130 skaters from the club, were held at the Stouffville Arena May 11 and 12.  The highly-anticipated biannual event featured the sights, sounds and theatrics of Cirque du Soleil while celebrating Canadian artists and traditions found from coast to coast. The Stouffville Skating Club is a non-profit, community-based organization that has offered skating instruction in Stouffville since 1951. They are governed by a dedicated group of volunteers and are Skate Canada sanctioned and certified. A growing club, they now...

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